by Edward S. Barnard


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Tall and small, cuddly and fierce, the world is home to some truly amazing animals. From the playful character of a raccoon to the ferocious presence of a Wolf, readers will learn about the habits and habitats of an amazing range of creatures. Filled with valuable information, stunning photographs, and little-known facts, each book in the Amazing Animals series is the perfect choice for anyone looking to learn more about a favorite animal.

Our world is filled with thousands of colorful and interesting birds-from the tiny bee hummingbird to the giant ostrich. What kind of bird eats plants from the bottom of a pond? What kind of bird hunts mice and rabbits at night? And what kind eats only dead animals? Open up Birds to find the answers and to learn much more about our feathered friends.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433940088
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date: 08/01/2010
Series: Amazing Animals
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 920L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Tale of Terns 7

Chapter 2 The Body of a Bird 15

Chapter 3 Perching Birds 25

Chapter 4 Birds of Prey 31

Chapter 5 Waterbirds 39

Glossary 44

Show What you Know 46

For More Information 47

Index 48

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